Johnny Nate
Johnny  Nate


Stevensville, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 172




Troop, Salter Lead Spartans Past Toledo, 9-2

Alex Troop struck out a season-high eight batters.


Baseball Sweeps Rutgers With a 6-2 Win on Sunday

The Spartans pick up their third sweep of the season.


Spartans Hit Five Homers in 15-7 Win Over Rutgers

Spartans hit five home runs for the first time since 2007.


Spartans Rally For 7-6 Walk-Off Win Over Northwestern

MSU erases a 6-0 deficit and gets its second walk-off win of the week.


Lugnuts Top Spartans in Annual Crosstown Showdown

Crowd of nearly 4,900 braves the rain to take in the annual game.

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2014 | 2015

2014 (FRESHMAN): All-Big Ten Freshman Team selection... Started in 38 games at second base during his freshman campaign, including each of the Spartans' last 37 games ... Hit .224 with a .327 on-base percentage... Recorded 28 hits and 14 RBIs ... Had five multiple hit games and four multiple RBI games ... Went 3-for-3 with an RBI in a win over Northwestern (4/26) ... Had three hits and two RBIs in a win over Eastern Michigan (5/7) ... Stole a base against Siena (4/5).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner and two-time captain under his father, Coach Mark Nate, at Lakeshore High School . . . named to the Division II all-state second team by the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association . . . was selected to play in the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association (MHSBCA) East-West All-Star Game at Comerica Park . . . led his summer team, the Kalamazoo Maroons, to a 53-3 record this past summer . . . three-year letterwinner and senior captain in football as the starting quarterback.

PERSONAL: Plans to major in general management . . . son of Mark and JoAnne Nate . . . born July 18, 1994 . . . chose Michigan State over Purdue, Grand Valley State, and Central Arizona.